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>> we have an exclusive story tonight, and we go live... ♪ ♪ this is al jazeera. ♪ hello. i am lauren taylor. this is the newshour live from london. among the stories we are covering in the next 60 minutes: a new war in afghanistan. the president blames is ill for bomb attacks that killed 35 people. saudi arabia carries out more people as it is announced as an aid package for yemen. with more migrants arrive okay italy's shore, we look at the receptioning they are receiving in the welcoming north. plus printing body parts. the lab that's creating made to
measure human organs. the sport, including the gulf hamilton takes his first position for the bar ane grand prix. hello. a motorbike riding suicide bomber has attacked a bank in afghanistan killing at least 35 people. president ghani said it is a group with links to the islamic state in rack in the levant. from kabul, jennifer glassee reports. >> the suicide bomber detonated his vest in a crowd of people lining up outside the kabul bank. government salaries are paid here the apparent target was civil servants. passersby tried to help the injured and move the dead. >> i saw many people dead bodies and injured people on the
ground. ambulance arrived very late and many people died of their wounds. wounds. >> reporter: two other blasts around the same time targeted a shrine and another bank highlighting the difficult security situation. president ghani says groups affiliated with isil are to blame. >> today, the taliban did not take responsibility. daesh took responsibility. international terrorists are responsible. they are not our people. if you are afghan or muslim come and stand with us. if you are influenced by foreigners, then this is a warning: >> ghani called this a new war. he asked afghans to unite against what he called international terrorists. the attacks came as parliament approved all of ghani's cabinet picks. ghani said it may have taken a long time. it will be a strong government able to implement the reforms he nominated. there is no nominee for defense
minister. jennifer glasse, kabul. >> a lot package of emergency aid money has been offered by saudi arabia: $274 million is being provided by the saudis to help those displaced by yemen's war, the exact amount the u.n. requested. saudi arabia is leading coalition airstrikes in yemen o saturday 20 howe howe fighters were killed in the city of taiz. some died in gun fights. while in the southeastern province tribesmen are in control of the area's biggest oil field. earlier, the saudi military released video of the latest attacks and shows the presidential palace in taiz on friday. saudi arabia says the howe hows were using it as a storage depo for munitions and fuel and they have given an update on the movement of aid supplies. >> today, the republic has
opened up airspace for coalition forces to use. we will use it, sea and airspace. this will reinforce our aid work. we will be able to move aid from the port to the yemeni port. >> monitoring developments from jizan close to the yemeni border. >> reporter: according to the coalition spokesman, heavy weapons and artillery have been noticed, observed moving from sanaa to sadar. this is unusual because the bulk of the fighting is happening in the center of yemen around the city of taiz and, also in other areas very far away from sadr. this is not a retreat, rather a movement of troops and heavy artillery to where the soughted soughteded saudi border. we have seen clashes happening every now and then across that line and we have seen saudi troops being killed there by the howe hows. also the spokesman talked about the death of one saudi soldier
yesterday during clashes in the -- on the border. so there are fears now by the saudis that fresh clashes will happen, fresh attacks by the howe hows on the saudi border and you know one of the main objectives of this war for saudi arabia is to make sure that war in yemen doesn't spill over inside its own territory. now, it is a tough situation where after more than three weeks. airstrikes on the howe hows the howe howe did are still. >> how the humanitarian situation in yemen after saudi arabia announced its aid package. half of the country's population is short of food. >> aide workers in aden say this is as much as they can do for now. not everyone can be helped. there isn't enough food to go around. >> we have given food to several families who have been displaced from surrounding areas. the aide we received wasn't enough for all internally
displaced persons. we are hoping for more support. >> reporter: aden is the main seaport which used to provide a life line to the rest of yemen. 90 percent of the country's food is imported. much would have come through here before the war. recently, its residents have watched their city turn from the commercial capital to this. some gather around a bombed out car they say belonged to a howe howe official. aden was the government stronghold before the leadership left for saudi arabia. it's seeing some of the worst fighting. many in this group have lived through conflicts before. this is yemen's second civil war in two decades. with little or no activity in aden's port food and medicines are desperately needed. drinking water is hard to come by. charities warn the public water services could soon collapse. saudi arabia says it will
provide the entire amount needed by the united nations to give emergency assistance across the country. >> just released the hugh mantarian flash appeal. it calls for almost $274,000,000 u.s. dollars to urgently meet the life saving and protection needs of 7.5 million people. >> reporter: that's a third of the entire population. al jazeera. heavy fighting has broken out in tripoli. gunfire and explosions have been heard in areas with groups opposing the timoli based government. shells have hit several buildings but no casualties have been reported. after escaping war, thousands of migrants have been rescued in the past week. 450 people were brought into the sicilian city. 90 others arrived in palermo. the italian coast guard has described the number of people
trying to cross as unprecedented. paul brennan has more from the sicilian city of catania. >> reporter: the flow of my grantsz has continued this weekend. on saturday a boat pulled in to palermo on the northwestern tip of the island bringing more than 70 men, 19 women, one pregnant and three young children. i have to say there is a sentiment of the people of siciliy is one of compassion toward the migrants a sentiment not shared on mainland italy or the rest of europe but it's being expressed here the fishermen for example, here, in the port of catania say it's a horrible experience for them when they occasionally pull up the corpse of a dead migrant from the water caught up in their fishing nets. not a pleasant experience at all. >> the italian prime minister has described it not just as a security concern but a migration that's coming from north africa but a matter of justice and human dignity. >> said, though there is a glimmer of hope. in the past 24 hours, the coast
guard is telling us that they have not had any distress calls or may days and they are not currently bringing any migrants in on boats. not that they know of anyway. that would appear to be a brief welcome respite. will it could not? probably not. there is undoubtedly going to be more people setting sail setting to sea from north africa in the coming days but it is a breathing space, a welcomed breathing space for the over-pressured over heave stretched authorities here on sicily some new arrivals will be taken to northern italy under the government's orders. more than $4 million of taxpayers' money is being spent to help look after migrants in mantua. many locals are furious about it. >> reporter: there is a storm on the way in mantua, and not just in the literal sense. the migrants keep coming here to italy's atfluent north. public money is being earmarked to house them.
people are not happy. >> this historic town has barely changed over the years, but its population has especially recently because like much of italy, it is struggle to go cope with the huge number of migrants who keep arriving. you know the thing about the north is that typically, it's the more prosperous end of the country. there is a lot of manufacturing, a lot of industry a lot of money here but for the people who live in these parts, they say, you know what? we have our own problems. we need that money to be spent on us not the migrants. on saturday this protest was organized by the northern league an anti-immigrant party. it wants italians to stop the local government using its cash to look after those new arrivals. >> italy's economy can't bear this situation. we are in a deep economic crisis. we should come first, the others second. it is not racism. the point is italy doesn't have the resources to take the hit. >> reporter: supporters cannot
sign a petition quickly enough. >> the disaster continues. we have been invaded. there is a big problem of security. our wives and children can't walk around in the evening anymore. this is a big problem. >> too many are living here. there is not enough space for everybody and not enough jobs. >> on the edge of mantua, the migrants have their own space, a community segregated from a community, a tale of two towns. >> i don't feel happy anyway. i don't feel happy. i have encountered so many difficulties nevin libya, there is a war, everywhere, a gun, so okay. you come here and some people are saying that way. we don't want you in our country. it's hard you know. >> mantua has with stood countless battles over the centuries bulb not of this kind. it's surrounded by a mote
cutting it off from the outside world. you can see the irony here. >> it can't keep people out anymore. the face of this place is changing. phil lavelle in northern italy. >> since the murder of boris them n he msaca several parties re wanting to build clout against vladimir putin. >> rory challands reports. >> reporter: seven weeks since he died but the bridge where he was gunned down is still a shrine. the flowers have been cleared away several times only to reappear. clearly, he is deeply missed. many attending an opposition conference on saturday knew him personally but they didn't come to mourn. they came to plan for the future. >> if you have one leader, you
can be easily defeated. we must become a wide-scale movement for democratic reforms. we must learn how to do something that the opposition never could do: go to people talk to them get a huge number of activists and volunteers. only this way will the opposition have a chance of victory. >> there are regional elections later this year then parliament elections in 2016 and a strategic union has just been formed to fight them. nemsov's party and a party of progress led by anti-corruption campaigners will field candidates together. analysts like stanislav says it is wise to propose a different model to the traditional authoritarianism? >> they are a character of authortan leaders. yeltsin or putin style. the opposition are inclined to
understand if we don't complement al republican ration we will just come to defeat. >> he is not optimistic of suggestions. besides the clearly demonstrated personal risks, russia's opinionstruction faces hostile, largely-state controlled media, a system of government that will emphasizes top-down authority and leaders like alexi vnali have been convicted of trials politically motiviated. it was clearly al huge blow but it's one that they have no choice but to try and put behind them. we are starting to see the inklings of how they are going to do that by unifying the dispratt factions by foresaying big politics in favor of fighting smaller, local campaign issues. rory challands, al jazeera, moscow. still ahead, forced to leave homes and facing violence
whymize grants in south africa are under threat. a watermark in french/u.s. relations. how this ship is sailing back through history. the king of clay versus the world number 1. joe will have the latest from themont e carlo masters coming up in sport. the . the u.s.-led coalition says its launched 20 airstrikes on isil positions since friday. shelling by isil fighters killed eight iraqi soldiers in the town of al bag daddy in anbar province. province: thousands of families have been forced to flee because of the fighting. residents can be seen carrying whatever belongings they can heading toward the suburbs. food and other aid is said to be on the way. christians in iraq are facerace to
go safe artifacts. thousands of manuscript were stolen when isil fighters stormed last year. in northern iraq. >> reporter: winding through the hills in northern iraq one of christianity's most sacred sites comes in to view. was in once home to a line of christian patriarchs who governed part of ancient mess potania. >> this is from the 7th century. a lot of christian monks are here who followed father hermit. he is also buried here if isil reaches here, they will destroy this historic place. it is so so important to christians and to all of iraq's history. >> just 12 kilometers away is the front line with isil. the kurds, who in the 18th century, ransacked this place are now protecting it. >> this monastery is made up of a series of caves.
it's been carefully preserved because this is a very important pilgrimage site but very futurerists coming here any more because of the threat on the doorstep. >> isil set out to destroy christianity in iraq and wants the world to know about it. in mosul, churches linked to the very first apostles have been ransacked and thousands of precious artifacts destroyed. what little was saved has been moved between churches and is being closely guarded in secret locations across iraq. >> they came and said you've just five minutes. and i take it this and my passport and these five books. >> in erbil, we tracked down nick deem us sharif archbishop of mosul who agreed to show us some of what he saved. this bible is handwritten in aremaic. >> the name of the father and son and the holy spirit.
>> losing this history, he says has been a loss of dignity. >> there is one,60,000 people. they sleep in the streets and isis take everything. >> and in another monastery, gabriel goes further. >> if it continues like this it is a judgment for all of the iraqi people's history, culture, if we accept this the people of iraq and history and culture will be murdered. if we let this happen it will be our destiny. so, it's in your hands to help these people. >> if that call continues to go unanswered, he
says coming to inspect what's left of his shop he came to south africa six years ago to try and earn money for his family in ethiopia. >> it's tough. yeah. he says his shop is attacked by people who accuse migrant workers of taking their jobs. he says they stole everything he has, including all of his
savings. >> i don't know. these people coming take stuff in the fridge money this is somebody bad: you won't kill me jesus. >> the south african landlord says he is ashamed about what happened. >> criminality. >> it's obvious, the level of poverty here in johanenesburg, the lack of jobs the services here it seems that diala was the victim of opportunists and criminal elements. he has decided to stay and try to save some more money. there are more migrant workers
here in south africa that have decided to leave. >> the president visited a camp where migrant workers are getting ready to return to their home countries. >> those who want to go home. >> these people are head back to malawi by bus. zuma's words mean little to them now. >> feeling good because we are frightened for these people. they want to kill us. how will i stay here? i got money to. >> diala says he has no choice but to take the risk. he says he cannot go back to his family in ethiopia empty-handed. charles stratford, al jazeera,
johannesburg. >> struggle to go survive the economy, billions taken by the form erb ruling country are missing. a report from the capital tunis. >> reporter: private school is on prime property. relatives of the former president wanted to build a shopping center here the school's principal kept it open despite financial pressure and threats of imprisonment. he said benali asked for a chunk of the frosts other education projects. >> i told him there was a big demand for pharmacy studies university but our repeated requests have been rejected. he said, okay but it has to be split 50/50. >> no one really knows how much money the former ruling family got away with. estimates range between two and
$11,000,000,000. tunisia says some of the cash is in hundreds of bank accounts in switzerland. tunisians were given this insight into the family's lux luxurious lifestyle when some things were auctioned off. boats are docked in this port close to the presidential palace. >> during the revolution family members of the former president evening aped the country by boat taking with them money, diamonds and gold. tutunisians have mixed fieldings about what should happen to the former ruling company. most agree something needs to be done. >> after four years office of investigations, only around $24 million has been recovered. >> not so many countries are willing to use the united nations against corruption in order to help recover the money.
as you know they use different means of hiding the action. you have so many screen companies, one behind the other. >> to many tunisians, he and his associates didn't just steal from the country. they also took people's sense of dignity. the reality is these school children will probably be adults before all of the assets are recovered if they ever are. al jazeera, tunis. >> a replica of a french warship made famous during the war of index is sailing all the way across the atlantic ocean. the journey made by a french general. from the french atlantic coast. >> on the day of the maiden voyage, the 80-strong crew made final preparations. the journey recalls the crossing
more than 200 years ago when the original french navy frigate, her 18th century forebearer went to boston with news for general george washington that france would enter america's war of index to try to defeat the british which, of course they did, in a series of battles and naval block aids. >> what is it like for somebody in your position? what is the greatest thing about this ship? >> i am very happy, happiness because i am sure i am on the best ship on the world today with a good crew and with an exceptional mission. >> she was given a magnificent send-off. to many on the shores of southeastern france she has become a cherished daughter. >> we are very proud. it's beautiful that this ship is representing our region throughout the entire world.
>> even the president turned to see her on her way. >> the voyage will take her from decades on the french coast via the canaries, scene of a naval blockade of british forces. a two month temperature of places in the revolution before returning to france in the autumn. >> it is well known. he is a household name even if people aren't exactly sure what he did. >> gives us an in in that we have this attachment to lafayette as a brand. >> you can bring that history back to life for a lot of people who have forgotten it? >> yeah. in a certain respect, history is what you make of it. we can make great deal of the fact that france helped to free our nation. >> this moment has been more than two deck aids in the planning and preparation. it took 17 years to build it using 18th century construction
methods. her time has finally come. >> she has been called the ship of liberty, and they were proud here to set her free. jonah hull al jazeera, on the french atlantic coast. >> still ahead on the program, a threat to the peace process in columbia, where months of progress could be in jepopardyjeopardy. a year since the words climbing disaster on mount everest. new routes are being mapped out. offering a guiding hand. joe will tell us what happened when the world's fattest man met brazil's star paralympian.
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italy says it rescued 11,000 freedom together crowded boats in the last eight days. most are escaping war and persecution in this africa and the middle east. back to our top story, the isil-linked attack in afghanistan. isil is made up of thousands of foreign fighters all over the world. it's influence looks to be growing beyond the armed group's heartland in iraq and syria. isil found groups. in nigeria, it reiterated aleak to isil in march. they have been trying to carve out an islamic state in the north for six years. former taliban fight nerds afghanistan and pakistan are understood to have defected to isil. from washington, d.c. is horace cooper a fellow at the center of research which describes itself as a conservative think tank. if this is the work of isil-affiliated groups how significant is that?
>> this is likely to lead to significant discussions among policy makers in washington, d.c. as to what america's plan our international efforts in the region are goingdol to combat this. we are at a really really significant juncture because it may mean that we need to reverse course on decisions such as the president of the united states mr. obama has made about withdrawing from afterghanistan at the end of 2016. >> at the moment the u.s. is part of a coalition using airstrikes against isil in iraq and syria. could we have a scenario where they go back to some airstrikes in afghanistan as well do you think? >> i think it's highly likely that we are looking at more than just recommendations by policy makers that we start with airstrikes. i think there may end up needing to be a fairly significant engagement. and we are heading into an
election cycle. there are significant issues that occur when a presidential transition from one president to another occurs and how we make sure that the foreign policy directives occur in a way that are cohesive and are consistent with the needs of the american government and our allies. what we are seeing with this metasticizing of isis means that the direction and the space that has been created by our announcements that we are sort of disengaging from afghanistan and essentially, we did so initially from iraq may have been sending a signal that this is a new space for groups radical militants to operate, groups like isis. >> you talk about the kind of space created but in afghanistan, how likely is isil or isis to get traction there? i mean general johnn campbell, the
top u.s. nato commander in afghanistan says you have some claiming allegis towards isis. what is the scale and is that to be fertile for another group buff people at the taliban there? >> well, there is no natural alliance between groups like the isis, like isis and the taliban, but on the other hand there is an eat logical a -- ideological atlieningsz may develop, just an anti-west mindsetlliegence may develop, just an anti-west mindset. what we are seeing appears to be some elements that are claiming to be isis may not be directly recruited by leaders from the iraq peninsula but instead -- or the arab peninsula in iraq but instead, may be more spontaneous. the challenge here is: will the taliban want to have a conflict with isis? or are we going to see maybe
some sort of strategic alliance where if mutual shared interests develop, again, the space that we are creating about our exit makes these kind of conversations and dialogue possible. >> horace cooper thank you very much indeed for your perspective. thank you very much for joining us on al jazeera. three people have been killed in violence which broke out in one of mexico's largest cities after a leader of a prominent drug cartel was arrested by police. roads were blocked with burning buses as gang members and security forces exchanged fire. the peace process in colombia is at risk after 11 soldiers were killed in an armed ambush. the president responded to the violence with air raids on rebel camps. as llesand reports, both sides do not want the talks to collapse but military esclation risk bringing the process to an end. >> the soldiers were ambushed in this village as they slept,
apparently sur prized by an attack in the middle of the farq cease-fire. >> we were awokened by the explosions. i jumped from my bed, ran to my kids, and we all filed in one corner where we could feel somewhat safer. >> days after the incident the signs of how devastating the attack has been are here for everybody to see. holes in the ground where the grenades exploded where blood stains on the floor, even the boot belonging to one of the solids and the fear for the people who live here that the war is back. the village sits at the center of a drugs and weapons corridor. they are easy to spot in the surrounding hills. locals say the cease-fire and the government suspicion of air raids are brought relative peace. after a recent military anti-drug ground operation, the villagers have feared the reynolds would retaliate and
they did. >> we had ask the the soldiers a month ago to please move away and bombings will resume. we need talks to succeed. it'sedes for the people in the city to say war is the answer when we end up being the victims. >> outside the regional military base in cali people bring flowers for the dead soldiers. for some the attack has wiped out what little confidence there was. >> it's time to end the peace process. it's a big lie. we are just giving the rebels space to kill our solids. >> the government appears to be committed to resolving the conflict but it's complicated. >> the problem in colombia hasn't always been there there are numerous armed groups moving about the country, inflicting violence in different ways. and it is extremely hard in a context such as columbia to void these kind of encounters. >> both the government and farq
have invested much in the process and say they want the final agreement. military escalation and other attacks risk setting back a process that had looked so positive. alessandro colombia. that will sounds like something from a science fiction novel. now, it's become reality in a u.s. lab. researchers are using special machines to create human body parts. andy gallacher went to north carolina to see how it works and what it means for modern medicine. >> reporter: it's technology that just a few years ago few would have thought possible. here at the wake forest institute for regenerative medicine they are entering new territory. key
printers. a healthy life. >> the applications for this kind of technology is literally limitless. doctors say it may only be a few years before bio 3d printers are in hospitals around the world. it's the human impact of the research done here that keeps sign accidents pushing and breaking new barriers in the future, it's hoped the work here
will pioneer new procedures that may lead to the construction of complex organizages like the heart, liver, or kidneys, but the lab's director says despite the progress there is still a long way to go. >> you never are really fully satisfied with what's being done because you know there is also so much ahead that needs to be done so many more patients can benefit from these technologies. >> but the strides being made here by a staff for from more than 50 countries have already changed lives and are bringing hope to many more andy gallacher al jazeera, winston salem, north carolina. >> more on this we speak to rafael grossman a general surgeon who worked in rob on theics to trauma and was the first doctor to use google glass technology. he is in banger in the state of maine. we mentioned the possibility of down the line possibly complex
organs being created, how far off is that and how futuristic is it? >> thank you for the invitation. i really think that it is not that futuristic. it's happening right now. we have used 3d bio printing technology to create a tissue and not particularly organs but i think that we are not far from creating real functional structures that might mimic or at least almost doa the same finks the real human tissue has. i would say within the next five years, we should have something that would mimic the real 3d bio printing of human organs. >> what's the most promising aspect of this do you think? >> well i think that the field is very wide. i think that not just organs but tissue, you know replacing or regenerating human cells tissue or organs is really the -- where the field is. i wouldn't concentrate it in one
particular aspect. i think not just organs but parts, bio parts or parts created of non-by logical tissue that can be integrated into the human body. >> you are a full-time practicing surgeon. i think you have the glasses that you have used. tell us a little bit about how thattha has changed you're working practice. >> well i use them clinically just once but i really am passionate and have become sort of a preacher for the potential use, the smart use of technology, of exponential technology in clinical practice. i think that a device like this represents the next step in the evolution of the computing device conducting us humans to the did i knowgit a.m. arm, improving healthcare and the process of giving healthcare and, also medical education. >> okay, dr. ravel grossman thank you very much indeed for taking the time to talk to us. >> my pleasure. >> guatemala's legal system has
a reputation for being once of the worst in latin america. the number of proskuthsdz are low while corruption and inefficiency are rife. some indigenous myan community did think their traditional laws are the answer. as david messer reports. >> reporter: delia is separate. last year a long-term colleague per persuaded her to could sign an 8 dollar loan. had he co-worker defaulted and now delia 0s more than she can afford. rather than hire a lawyer delia decided to take her case here to the indigenous may ors. >> i spoke to a lot of people and they told me that the people who make decisions here aren't influenced by money and bribes. they say that they treat everyone the same. they are very straight. >> reporter: after hearing both sides of the story and revealing documents, officials rule in delia's favor and order her name
removed from the credit ors list. hers is just one more than a dozen cases that will be looked at today. >> for centuries after the arrival of the spanish, guatemala's native communities continued to practice their own form of law. but in 1960, civil war broke out and the government clamped down on myan traditions. it was only when the peace accords were signed 36 years later that their justice system made a comeback. the peace agreement brought with it guarantees to recognize the right of indigenous communities to manage their own affairs. since then myan law has been spreading throughout communities like this. outers often associate myan justice with lynchings since the end of the civil war. analysts say myan law is filling a power vacuum created by a failing justice stem and is an
effective way of avoiding mob violence. at a time depends upon consensus to settle conflicts and resolve crimes. reparitions and community service are used in the punishment of offenders as well as reintiggration and while the leaders who work here don't receive a salary they say serving their people keeps them motive 5i9d. >> our vision is to look beyond the present towards the future. the work we are doing doesn't just help us know but teaches our children how to give back to the community. this is how we hope to strengthen myan law. >> reporter: with more than 2,200 cases, the may ors office is inspiring other myan leaders and offering hope for more peaceful communities. guatemala. a year ago, mount he haver est
saw its worst ever climbing disaster sixteen sherpa guides were swept to their deaths by an avalanche. new routes are being mapped out to avoid the most dangerous slopes. a return to see the human impact one year on. >> reporter: she has surrounded herself of photographs of her late husband. he was one of the 16 climbing guides popularly knows as sherpas. >> i still can't believe it. it's hard to come to terms buff not seen the body. his body was never found. >> the couple's yingest child is just 19 months old and the oldest is six. >> i will make sure my children are very educated. i will never make them work on the mountain. i have had enough. i grew up without a father. i know what it is like to be fatherless. now, my children are fatherless. >> the avalanche was the worst single disaster ever on the
mountain. >> the he haverest disaster evereverest disaster ever. the government offered $400 and it was taken as an insult bringing an end to the climbing season. a year on, the government and climbers have been forced to recognize the value of these men who formed the backbone of the industry. >> yielding to the pressure the government gave the families $15,000 compensation. from this year on, their insurance provision has also been increased. a new route has been explored to avoid avalanches. >> the route we are using this time is the very old route. it is about two hours longer than last year's route. >> reporter: but some guides say more has to be done. he says it's all about better
training and technical standards. >> it's not just about increasing sal every and insurance. the government has to check if there is of any technical manpower to go up the mountain and if training standards are being met as well. >> everest is open for business again. over 30 teams have already set off for base camp. once again, the expedition to guide foreign clients. now the debate overpay and conditions is open and climbing on the mountain may be a new era, the era of national labor relations. katmandu. >> all sport including findtion out ding findtion out
which team sport time now. here is joe. >> thank you very much. we start with formula one, lewis hamilton will begin the bahrain grand prix after clenching his first circumstances on saturday. a mercedes driver after winning 2 of the 3 races finished qualifying ahead of sebastian bettle and roth buy. hamilton won last year's grand prix after the grid. >> feel great. feel very happy. i was here coming into the weekend. that was the target to kind of try to master this track and get car into an area i am comfortable with. and that's generally how the week has kind of gone.
the laps were pretty good. you can always i don't have. i am really grateful to have this boost underneath me which you can attack these corners with. i think last year i wasn't comfortable. it's a gate thing. >> this four-year dominance of the dutch ball league has been broken. credited the champions on saturday after a 7-year absence. 4-1 with two of the goals. nether land's international loop de john and a stunning free kick. which was the fourth goal that colleged it. the title is the 22nd in the club's history and comes with three games left to spare. chelsea could wrap up the english premier title in as little as less than days time whenever manchester put them in position where two more victories could see them clench their first league crown in five years.
one goal separated the giants scored scored. chelsea needs to beat arsenal next week. they could win the title against lester in 11 days' time. when he is leaves he is done. >> i am frustrated. i am very proud of my team. we played the best match nus season. but in ball you can lose in spite of your the better team. >> defendtion champions ars gnarl returned to the fa cup final after a hard-fought win over redding in the last four. arsenal scored through alexis sanchez in the first half. redding's e clary to equalize and forces the match to extra time. it was in the 105th minnet.
a goalkeeping blunder to score the winner and send arsenal through 2-1. they will play liverpool or aston villa in the final on may the 30th. in the italy, juve in. tas was 15 points clear after beating latcio 2-nil. the chase for the spanish title will go down to the wire two points sdpoit a victory over valencia. >> messy set up suares adding a goal in stoppage time. messi's 400th goal. real mad dread can't up the pressure with malaga with a 3-1 win. hamos ramos all on the score sheet for real while athletico mad drill to tighten their grip on third. jokovichl will go for a second title the world number 1 beat
rafael nadal in the semifinal. he has an excellent record on play especially here but lost the first set 6-3. and djokovic took sending his current winning stream to 60 matches while thomas birdy 6-one of, 6-4, to make final for the third time. a couple of points were decisive. 1530 and 2-3 a couple of good points there three very lodge games but, you know, that's what happens on this high-level when you have a great challenge and playing one of the biggest r i have a ls very few points can decide a winner. >> czech republic to clues the final. france-2-nil. it doesn't start william for them as lucy lost her first said. the world number 13 put them up
1-up in the tie by winning 4-6, 7-6, and beating christinea nevonich. >> helping russia to a 2-nil lead in the other sem e final. the 29-year-old became the country's leading fed cup player with a 27th victories. she beat julyia and naftasia. russia needed one win from three matches opinion sunday to qualify for finals. the u.s.a. didn't make it to the semifinals but in the play aves to next year's tournament led by serena williams in italy. the world number 1 is warming up for next month's french open eventually beating kamia georgic 7-6, 6-2, a teammate lost her match which means it's all square going in to sunday's matches.
martina hingeas to sing els abscess. the 34-year-old swiss player was called up for her country and the fed cup play-off against poland because of injuries to the other players, she did produce some good moments but went on to lose in straight sets 6-4, 6-love. >> saying when he is at his best he is almost impossible to beat jamaica is in brazil as he warms up for his last olympics in rio in 2016. the 6 high time olympic champion alongside brazil's three-time parolympic, completely blind. he enjoyed his moment as a guide. in india, the organization that's meant to support parolympi parolympic athletes has been suspended, leaving them unable compete. they could fail to qualify. the international committee took
the decision after the poor treatment of athletes at a recent meet. indian paralympians were made to stay in building with no toilet and drinking water. many had to sleep 09 floor with some aband oning their wheelchairs to drag themselves up the stairs. >> there could be nothing worse for players. they won't be able to participate now. they will help the international blind world sports. they may be able to partpates. a camp is being organized. but the world act lettics championship which takes player after that those who play well will get a chance at rio. bad news for india. it's doubtful they will beability qualitify for the olympics. >> that's the sport for now. more with sana a little bit later. >> thanks for that. and a quick reminder you can catch up with the sport and news on our website. the ads for that is aljazeera.com. you can watch on the watch live icon. >> that's it from me lauren
mousse this week on "talk to al jazeera", new york city police commissioner william bratton. >> this is not race unfortunate. despite what the federal court says. it's his second go as head of the police force, and back when race dominates. >> when you have people chanting what do i want, cops. i'm sorry, that's too mar he says police arrogance,